Coach tours welcome at Belton House

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Grade I listed Belton House, near Grantham in Lincolnshire, is a late 17th century country-house estate with sprawling magnificent gardens.

Built for ‘Young’ Sir John Brownlow, it provided the perfect setting for lavish hospitality and entertainment on a grand scale, with every generation leaving its mark.

Along with the Carolean-style mansion and impressive grounds, the estate also boasts elegant water features, a lake and Lincolnshire’s largest adventure playground, providing fun for all the family.

There is a varied events programme, including Easter and Halloween trails, an open-air theatre and garden tours.

Group visits are catered for, with parking for three coaches 300 yards from the house entrance, and a drop-off point near visitor reception. There is also a licensed restaurant, gift shop, and a coffee shop open in peak season. Extensive facilities and activities are available for children and families.

The house is open weekends from March 3, 2012, and Wednesday to Sunday between March 14 and November 4. The garden, park, restaurant and shop are open on Sundays from January 1, 2012, on weekends between February 4 and February 26, and seven days a week between March 3 and December 31.

All group visits, tours and catering must be pre-booked.

For more information ring 01476 566116 or click here